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The five inductees to the 2011 ESPN Los Angeles Hall of Fame (with percent of votes):
1. Magic Johnson (79.1)
2. John Wooden (64.9)
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (62.8)
4. Wayne Gretzky (42.7)
5. Sandy Koufax (38.2).
Note: If they're still active, they're not eligible.
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Oh, what could have been. And what was.
ESPNSandy Koufax, left, and Don Drysdale celebrate after the Dodgers defeated the Twins in Minneapolis to capture the 1965 World Series. Koufax was the winning pitcher in Game 7.
Sandy Koufax was arguably the top pitcher in baseball when he retired at 30 years old due to an arthritic condition, leaving the Dodgers without one of the most dominant left-handers in history. Suddenly, Los Angeles had lost a sports icon at the ...
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